RATES

The Cat Ppalu offers a few options!

1) You can book as an individual on one of our weeks set aside for folks who don’t necessarily travel in a pack.  We’ll find other like minded dive travelers to join you!

2)  You can book a half boat charter on any week.  A half boat charter is 6 guests and then we have the right to fill the rest of the boat with other divers.  The rate is $1,695.00 per person plus $125.00 fees.

3) You can book a full boat charter and bring as many as 12 guests and keep the boat to yourselves for the week!

2017-2018 Individual Rates

$1,695.00 per person plus $125.00 port fees.

2017-2018 Full Boat Charter Cost

is 16,000.00 and $1,160.00 in port fees.

2019 Individual Rates

$1,795.00 per person plus $145.00 port fees.

2019 Full Boat Charter Cost

is $17,000.00 and $1,340.00 in port fees.

You’ll set off from Nassau, Bahamas to the Northern Exumas. One week charters start on Saturday at 12 noon or after and return to Nassau on Thursday evening with departure from the Cat Ppalu by 9 am on Friday. The Cat Ppalu is available for longer charters. Contact our office for rates and availability. The Cat Ppalu has space for 12 guests in 6 cabins. The crew consists of a captain, chef, dive instructor and engineer.

Included:   professional crew of four, all meals and snacks, beverages (soft drinks, beer, wine, vodka and rum), up to 19 dives in a week, eco-adventures including SUPS, kayaks and water toys.  Fishing gear is on board as well as pole spears.  Tanks and weights are included for divers.

Excluded:  airfare to Nassau, ground transfers in Nassau although we are happy to arrange them for a small fee, tip for crew.

 

Deposits/Payments

PAYMENT SCHEDULE FOR CHARTER:

$1,000.00 deposit required within 10 days to confirm reservation
$2,000.00 deposit due 9 months prior to departure
$3,000.00 due 6 months prior, and final payment due 90 days prior to departure.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE FOR INDIVIDUAL BOOKINGS:

A deposit of $500.00 is required within 7 days to confirm reservation. Balance is due 90 days prior to departure.

Cancellation Policy

In the event participant cancels prior to 6 months before departure, the deposit is refunded less a 5% cancellation fee. Within 6 months of departure, there is no refund unless trip departs full in which case there is a full refund less a 5% cancellation fee.

Policy for trip interruption due to a named storm. We offer a future credit for any days missed due to a named storm. We know many people have busy schedules so we don’t place a time limit on the use of this credit.

Travel Protection

It is recommended that all passengers purchase travel protection to help protect you and your trip investment. It is also recommended that all divers have diving accident insurance. You can request a brochure from our office or go to:

Diveassure: Annual combination trip & dive accident insurance.
Divers Alert Network: For annual combination trip & dive accident insurance.
Travelex: Travel protection for a single trip. You may choose the TRAVEL SELECT policy and select the optional ADVENTURER PLUS PAK upgrade which waives the policy exclusions for extreme sports such as scuba diving.

Method of Payment

MasterCard, Visa, Discover Card, personal check, money order and bank transfers are all accepted for your sailing cruise.

 

 

Schedule

Cruise DateDuration
Jan 6-12, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jan 13-19, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jan 20-26, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jan 27- Feb 2, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Feb 3-9, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Feb 10-16, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Feb 17-23, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Feb 24- Mar 2, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Mar 3-9, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Mar 10-16, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Mar 17-23, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Mar 24-30, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Mar 31-Apr 6, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Apr 7-13, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Apr 14-20, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Apr 21-27, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Apr 28- May 4, 2018Weeklong Cruise
May 5-11, 2018Weeklong Cruise
May 12-18, 2018Weeklong Cruise
May 19-25, 2018Weeklong Cruise
May 26-Jun 1, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jun 2-8, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jun 9-15, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jun 16-22, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jun 23-29, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jun 30-Jul 6, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jul 7-13, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jul 14-20, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jul 21-27, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Jul 28- Aug 3, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Aug 4-10, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Aug 11-17, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Aug 18-24, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Aug 25-31, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Sep 1-7, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Sep 8-14, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Sep 15-21, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Sep 22-28, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Sep 29- Oct 5, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Oct 6-12, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Oct 13-19, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Oct 20-26, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Oct 27- Nov 2, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Nov 3-9, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Nov 10-16, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Nov 17-23, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Nov 24-30, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Dec 1-7, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Dec 8-14, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Dec 15-21, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Dec 22-28, 2018Weeklong Cruise
Dec 29, 2018 - Jan 4, 2019Weeklong Cruise